The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Torfaen region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 16 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 10.94% 1.89% 3.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.21% 2.63% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £21,500 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.04% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £52,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £52,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Miscellaneous Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 51.56% 71.70% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 16
Average salary £30,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Computer Science
South Wales

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +4 7 £21,500 -59.04%
Computer Science
South Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) SVG
6 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
6 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Junior
2 6 (66.67%) Graduate
3 5 (55.56%) Developer
4 4 (44.44%) Junior Developer
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Junior Tester
7 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Tester
7 1 (11.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OOP
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle